Guidance

What you’ll be asked when you register for the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (notice 1)

Information you'll need when you register for the levy or nominate premises as a registered warehouse.

Information you need to register

The text in this section will have force of law under regulation 13 of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy Regulations 2018 from 6 April 2018.

When you register for the Soft Drinks Industry Levy online, you’ll be asked:

  • your Government Gateway account
  • your business’ postcode and unique tax reference (UTR)
  • your business’ address
  • the addresses of any packaging sites
  • whether you’re a producer, packager, or will need to report drinks that are brought into the UK
  • whether the amount of liable drinks produced in the previous 12 months did not exceed the small producer threshold
  • the estimated amount of liable drinks, in litres and for each band, that you expect to package in the next 12 months
  • the estimated about of liable drinks, in litres and for each band, brought into the UK that you will need to report in the next 12 months
  • your contact details

You’ll need to declare that the information you’ve given in the application is true and accurate.

How to nominate premises as a registered warehouse

The text in this section will have force of law under Regulation 12(3) of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy Regulations 2018 from 6 April 2018.

When you register, you’ll be asked whether you want to nominate any premises as registered warehouses. If you do, you must include the following information:

  • the name of the person who operates the warehouse
  • the address of the premises you want to nominate as registered warehouses

You’ll be able to update, add or delete registered warehouses using the online service from May 2018.

Published 3 April 2018